One in five transport business leaders believe there is considerable potential for the use of robots working in the industry within the next decade. A report from the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) found that jobs in transport and distribution, finance, accounting and the media are most likely to be automated over the next 10 years. In the UK, 13% of employers think more than 30% of jobs will become automated. The estimates of high impact automation vary widely by […]
ArrowXL has spent half a million pounds upgrading its hand-held delivery software to increase efficiency.
The Olympics are a significant opportunity for operators to overcome opposition to routine night-time deliveries, according to London’s transport commissioner. Speaking at Road Transport Media’s Summer Freight Planning Conference last week, Transport for London (TfL) commissioner Peter Hendy told delegates that while the Games will bring huge challenges there are also huge opportunities, not least the potential to change attitudes towards night-time deliveries. “If we do our job well this summer we can establish a better way of working and change […]
Tyre maker Bridgestone has become the first commercial organisation to financially back the Logistics Carbon Reduction Scheme (LCRS). The partnership agreement will enable the FTA, which manages the scheme, to develop a series of annual low carbon awards and a campaign aimed at raising awareness of the business benefits for operators who join the scheme. As part of the agreement, Bridgestone will sponsor an LCRS fuel efficiency award at the FTA’s annual logistics carbon reduction conference in May 2013. Rachael […]